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  • News
  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • February

Google Drive provides producer record keeping, analysis

Records provide the knowledge necessary to make informed and objective decisions. This is why accurate, detailed and accessible records are such a vital part of any successful business, including agricultural production.
  • News
  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2012
  • December

Online calculators help make management decisions

Noble Research Institute consultants have developed a series of online decision support calculators to help farmers and ranchers. The latest allows producers to determine the feasibility of purchasing an overhead feed bin and truck-mounted feeder.
  • Videos

Using a Grazing Stick to Determine Stocking Rates on Winter Pasture

A grazing stick can be used by cattle producers to help determine proper stocking rates. Chuck Coffey, sr. pasture and range consultant, shows how to use this simple tool to take forage measurements in winter pasture. Hugh Aljoe, consultation program manager, then demonstrates how to use two calculators available on the Noble Research Institute's website to translate field data into carrying capacity and reserve herd days figures. Use of the grazing stick and the online calculators can help ranchers make better stocking rate decisions.
  • News
  • Publications
  • Ag Publications
  • Livestock

Feed Efficiency and How It's Measured

A sustainable beef industry is a balanced equation with ranchers and farmers producing a wholesome product that meets consumer demands, ensures animal well-being, stewards agricultural resources and...
  • News
  • Publications
  • Legacy
  • 2017
  • Fall

Ag Tools on the Go

Farmers and ranchers can use the free "Ag Tools" application to help them make routine decisions in the field. The app offers 13 calculators that would be useful to cattle producers and other land managers.

  • News
  • Publications
  • Legacy
  • 2014
  • Winter

Fields of Green

Researchers from across the Noble Research Institute join forces through the Forage 365 initiative with the goal of providing year-round livestock grazing and reducing ranchers' dependence on buying hay.

  • Blog
  • One Noble Summer

Growing Our Legacy: Agriculture and Animal Welfare

Courtney Hemphill and Alyssa Sheppard talk about the importance of animal welfare to farmers and ranchers.

  • News
  • Publications
  • Legacy
  • 2017
  • Winter

All Beef is Grass-fed

Evan Whitley, Ph.D., reviews the difference between grain-finished and grass-finished beef to help consumers better understand the labels they find in their local grocery stores.

  • News
  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • January

Building New Learning Experiences for You

Hugh Aljoe, director of producer relations, welcomes Noble News and Views readers to 2018 and offers a new opportunity to stay connected with the Noble Research Institute. Sign up for the latest information and learning opportunities.